Christmas Greetings

May the joy of the angels, The wonder of the shepherds, And the peace of the Christ Child, Fill your hearts this Christmas time; And may God’s blessing be with you,  now and for always. Amen.   We wish you all a peaceful Christmas.  Thank you to everyone who has shown interest Continue reading

‘Called To Be Old’

People gathered at Wheeler Hall in Leeds this Autumn from all over our Diocese to reflect on older people’s gifts to the Church and to society. Ann Morisy Community Theologian and best-selling author Ann Morisy led the morning session.  Ann’s keynote address included space for discussion and we were invited Continue reading

Leeds Diocese’ own poet-priest in ‘The Tablet’: working with people with dementia.

In the 29th August edition of ‘The Tablet’, there is an excellent interview with Fr Michael McCarthy, our own local poet-priest, focusing on his eagerly awaited third collection of poems, The Healing Station. This is the fruit of a three-month creative writing post in the Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Continue reading